Measure the length of an object by selecting and using appropriate tools such as rulers, yardsticks, meter sticks, and measuring tapes.
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Warm up with a Mystery Math Mistake to find the mistake made in counting up on a number line to subtract. Notice and wonder to compare a bar graph and a line plot. Measure your own hand span. Create and use a line plot of hand span data to answer questions.
Measure with Inches
Warm up with a Mystery Math Mistake to add 2 two-digit numbers. Measure the length of objects and sides of shapes in inches. Notice and Wonder to compare centimeters and inches. Find objects that are about 1 inch long.
Measure in Feet and Inches
Warm up with a Mystery Math Mistake to add 2 two-digit numbers. Explore how many inches there are in a foot. Practice picking the best unit, inches or feet, to measure the length of objects.
Measuring with Centimeters
Warm up with a Mystery Math Mistake as you add two 2-digit numbers using a decomposition strategy. What do you know about measurement? Measure with centimeter cubes to find the length of reptiles. Then answer some questions about the length of reptiles by adding and subtracting within 100. Math Mights was adapted from IM K-5 Math™ ©2021 by Illustrative Mathematics®, […]
Estimate and Measure with Centimeters
Warm up with a Mystery Math Mistake as you add two 2-digit numbers using a decomposition strategy. Think through creating your own centimeter ruler. Estimate and measure with a centimeter ruler. Math Mights was adapted from IM K-5 Math™ ©2021 by Illustrative Mathematics®, released under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/. Additions and adaptations are […]